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Frequently Asked Questions


What is my first step in enrolling in a program at Polytech Adult Education?

Please explore our website for information about the many programs and services available. When you are ready to visit our campus, you can sign up for an orientation. The link appears at the bottom of each program and course page. You can also contact our office at 302-697-4545. We are happy to help!

How do I get into an apprenticeship program?

The best way to enter an apprenticeship program is to attend an orientation. You can sign up for orientation here or by calling our office at 302-697-4545. At orientation, you will learn about the apprenticeship courses that we offer, and we can answer any questions you have. Orientation is also where you will begin the enrollment process.

Do I have to have a high school credential (high school diploma or GED credential) to enroll in a training program?

While it is not required for all training programs, it is highly recommended as many employers do require it during the hiring process.

How can I find the requirements for enrolling into a program?

Explore our Programs and find details of each program and required courses on our website. 

How long will it take me to complete a program?

Explore our Programs and find the number of hours required for each program and course.

What is the minimum age required to enroll in the adult education program?

James H. Groves Adult High School and GED Prep class participants must be at least 16 years old at the time of enrollment. Students attending area high schools interested in the Groves Alternative Credit program can enroll in afternoon or evening credit recovery classes beginning at age 14.  Students with no previous high school credit may be required to show reading or math proficiency before enrollment via the CASAS assessment.

Career, Trades & Apprenticeship students can enroll at age 16 with parental approval. This allows those students in a Youth Apprenticeship to start their related training as soon as possible.

Is there funding to help pay for my training program?

Yes! Please visit the Tuition Assistance page for more information.

How do I find the brochure electronically?

You can find the downloadable brochure at the bottom of every page of the website.